How To Install VMware Workstation 16 Pro on Windows 10/Windows 10 pro. Before knowing this topic you need to know what is VMWare Workstation player?
What Is VMWare Workstation? :
VMware Workstation is virtual machine software used to run multiple operating systems on a single physical host computer for x86 and x86-64 computers. Each virtual machine can simultaneously run a unit of any operating system (Microsoft, Linux, etc.)
What kinds of Software Required to install VMware 16 Pro?:
To get better performance you should have that software. Otherwise, performance could be lost. Always recommend upgrading your Software and Operating system.
- 64-bit x86/AMD64/Intel CPU
- 1.3GHz or faster core speed
- 2GB RAM
- 4GB RAM( recommended )
- 6GB RAM for daily & heavy use.
Which OS Required to install Vmware Workstation 16 pro? :
- Windows 10
- Windows 10 pro
- Windows Server 2012/2016/2019
- Windows 8
Note: Workstation 16 will not work on Windows 7
What kinds of OS can host on Vmware Workstation 16 pro? :
Vmware 16 is the latest workstation which is come with a new future and options. On VMWare 16 you can host and run hundreds of 64-bit and 32-bit guest operating systems with dark mode. Mainly people host the most popular Operating system like the list below,
- Windows 10 pro
- Windows 10
- Windows XP
- Windows 8
- Windows 7
- Oracle Linux
- Fedora other Linux Distros
- New Guest OS Support*
- RHEL 8.2
- CentOS 8.2
- Fedora 32
- Debian 10.5
- FreeBSD 11.4
- ESXi 7.0
- SLE 15 SP2 GA
- Dark Mode*
- Performance Improvements
- DirectX 11 and OpenGL 4.1 Support
- Vulkan Render Support
- 3D support for Intel GPUs on Linux
- Sandboxed Graphics
- USB 3.1 Controller
- Improved Accessibility Support
- Upgraded Larger VM support*
- 128 GB virtual memory support
- 32 virtual CPUs
Note: Running virtual machines with 32 vCPUs requires that your host and guest operating systems both support 32 logical processors.
- 8 GB virtual graphics memory support
Read the source to drive deep: VMware Workstation 16 Pro Release Notes
Bfore start fisrt think fast please note that Vmware Workstation is not free.For use it you need to buy this product from Vmware Store.But you can use it as a 30 day trial user.After 30 days you have upgrade this product by buying licence key.
You can install VMWare Workstation 16 Pro on your Windows operating system by running the Installation Wizard or by using the installation feature of (MSI) Microsoft Windows Installer. If you have VMWare Workstation 16 Pro on your Windows but you can not install it the wizard’s requests do not respond, the MSI Unmarked Installation feature is effective.
To do easy this concept and process I’m going to divide this tutorial into a few steps. If you follow those steps without skip you can install it easily!
Step 1: Download the VMWare Workstation 16
- If You are using a Windows operating system then click on the download.
- Or You are a Linux user then download It by Click On Download Now.
Step 2: Run and Install VMWare Workstation 16 pro
Open the download folder. And follow the next step
Open or Ran it to install
You will see the VMware Workstation preparing and installation dialog box. And Wait 2 min.
Step 3: Setup and Install VMWare Workstation 16 pro
Once prepared to install you will see this wizard. Here is all about VMware Workstation 16 pro. Click next to continue the installation process.
Now read the license agreement and check the box. Check it to accept the terms of condition and hit next.
Next you can customize your setup setting.You can change installistion path.I recommened to use as a defulth.Here you add console tools into system path.Also you can add pop-up keybord driver & keybord.it will help you to use a viurtal keybord on your gaust os which is you are runig.
Once all checked do next.
Now also check those boxes blindly.Hit Next.
Now you are Road to end.If you want to add a software icon on your dasktop or pc check the box.Also check the next box which is Start menu programs Folder.Once Do then hit Next.
Now Vmware Workstation pro is ready to install.All are set.Now finish the installition by doing next.
Wait few secounds.It preparing to install.
After few secunds you will see this wizard.Now Installing Vmware Workstation pro in you dasktop by and saveing files and folders into selected path.Once installing end hit Next.You can also cencel installing by clicking Cencel botton.
Step 4: Enter and Use VMWare Workstation 16 pro license Key
WoW you are successfully installed vmWare Workstation 16 Pro.Now tis time to finish.You you alrady have a licence key then Click on Licence.And follow next Step.Otherwise click on finish botton.
Past the Vmware Workstation 16 pro license Key.And hit Enter.
You can Also Enter you license Key menually from software setting.Open VmWare Workstaion > In te top left menu ber you will see few setting and ftuture>Hover on Help on the popup you see Enter a License Key Opstion click on it.And a new blank box will see past the key and hit Ok!
If you dont have any license key then you have to buy a key from the vmware store.How to buy a key?
Instraction Giveen Bellow.Read It cearfully!
Step 5: How to Buy Vmware Workstation 16 pro/Workstation 16 PLAYER? :
Vmware Workstation has a few variants/versions. The latest version is 16.0.1. It came with a new big update.
Vmware has 2 types of categories for LOCAL DESKTOP/PC VIRTUALIZATION. One is VMware Workstation 16 Player and another is VMware Workstation 16 pro.
Workstation 16 Player basically use for a normal user like a single pc or desktop user. You can virtualize a few more operating systems on the same computer/pc without rebooting.
VMware Workstation 16 pro is highly used for professionals computer/pc users. Also, it’s used in the biggest IT Industry. It has next level future and operating system supporters also high-performance capability.
By following this method you can buy VMware 16 player and 16 pro
Step 5.1: Click here to go VMware store. You will see a page like that img. Select Quantity how many do you want to buy. Then I don’t have any key select new. Left side you will see the total amount.
Then click on Add to Cart box.
Step 5.2: After clicking on add to cart option you will able to see this new dialog box. In this box to add support set it, you have to pay an extra amount. If you buy a support team or option, you will able to get and fixed major to a higher major problems.
If you are not buying it for the industry you can skip it, for it clicks No Thanks.
Step 5.3: Now you will see the shopping cart. Logging Into your account. You don’t have an account create one by following the next step.
Step 5.4: How to create an account on the VMware store?
Click on create an account. Fill up the form by giving real information that matches your card info. Put a strong password and save it in a safe place. All done click the green Box.
Step 5.5: Checkout account, quantity, and total price info. You can get a discount by add and using a Coupon code if you have one.
Select the payment method is up to you. You can pay the bill by card, Paypal, bank!
Step 5.6: Put the account mail id and password to log in. Pay the bill.
Step 5.7: You will get the license key by mail. check the email and copy the key and save it in a safe place.
Step 6: How to Open and Use VmWare Workstaion.
Once all done Restart Your oparateing System.And Wait.
Once All done You Will see a Vmware software Shortcut on your dasktop.Dabul cllick on it or Rith click ond Opne it.
Now check About.
Here you will all informaton about softwre.You can also chec you license info.
Thats it for today!I hope you enjoy this post.If have faced any problem comment bellow and dscribe your problem.
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